Category: Salt

Recipe: David Lobel’s Grilled Bacon & Onion Potato Salad

David Lobel loves Lobel’s All-Purpose Savory Seasoning (previously called Lobel’s Dry Rub) so much he’s using it in all of his go-to recipes. Here’s a great example: David has substituted an equal amount of Lobel’s All-Purpose Savory Seasoning for the dry spices and herbs in his favorite potato salad recipe. But this isn’t just any potato salad–it includes grilled bacon and onions! Check it out…

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Culinary DIY: Salsa

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Salsa, which is literally translated as the Spanish word for “sauce,” can take many forms. Salsa roja uses cooked tomatoes, while salsa cruda, pico de gallo, and salsa fresca use all raw ingredients. Salsa verde calls for tomatillos and is a delightful green color. And these are just a few of the many variations.
Prepared salsas sold in jars in the United States are always cooked to lengthen their shelf life so they can be sold in grocery stores and markets.
However, once you’ve tried fresh, homemade salsa, practically no mass-produced, jarred variety can compare. Here we show you how to make a chunky pico de gallo.

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Ask the Butcher: What’s Your Favorite Spring Ingredient?

Spring is finally here! The weather is getting warmer and many plants are waking up from their long winter naps.  We love to incorporate the light, refreshing flavors of springtime into our cooking. We asked the Lobels to share with us their favorite spring ingredient!

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Ask the Butcher: Favorites for Fall

The fall season is upon us! The weather is getting colder and sunsets are getting earlier. The days and nights are perfect for cozying up with a hot meal and a comfy blanket!

We’ve asked the Lobel family what their favorite fall ingredients are for cooking at home.

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Mise en Place Part II: Salt

Talk about multitasking! Salt has been in use since ancient times and has, some say, 14,000 distinct uses. It is our oldest spice, and yet, so much more.

Earliest discoveries of salt-production plants date back to more than 8,000 years to Romania and China. Ancient Egyptians traded salted foods to the Phoenicians in return for cedar, glass, and a dye for the color purple, among other precious goods.

Australian Pink Salt

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